Association & Shelter Needs

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We need your help now! Below is a list of DVIPP Shelter needs – urgent needs (priority); basic needs (ongoing); association needs (overall YWCA Greater Lafayette necessities); and non-donable items (other human service organization items.)

For DVIPP Shelter donations, please deliver directly to YWCA DVIPP Shelter at 604 N. 6th St. Ring the doorbell and leave your donation on the doorstep. Email Ericka, Senior Director, or call (765) 423-1118 for more information or to schedule a delivery!

For overall organization donations, please deliver directly to YWCA Greater Lafayette Main Campus at 605 N. 6th St., Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm. Email Janae, Facilities Manager, or call (765) 742-0075 for more information or to schedule a delivery!

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Non-Donable Items

Hotel and Travel Toiletries
Used, expired or opened products
Breast Pumps
Car Seats With Stained or Damaged Fabric Covers
Opened Packages of Diapers
Soft or Fabric Toys
Stuffed Animals

Incentive Program Wish List

(Any toiletry or personal items must be new, unopened and unexpired.)

Action figures (none with guns or other weapons)
Barbie dolls
Hula hoops
iPhone and Android phone chargers
Jump ropes
Manicure sets/nail polish/press on nails
Sidewalk chalk
Skin care items
Slippers all sizes
Spa kits/bath kits/bath bombs
Wall plug in’s-Febreze, air wick

Association Needs

Outdoor Rakes (leaf)
Weed Killer
Air Freshener (no floral scents)
Dawn Dish Soap
Microban Spray Cleaner
General Purpose Cleaner
Large Microfiber Dust Mop

Urgent Shelter Needs

New or gently used large bath towels
New pillows
Twin sized comforters
Unopened pullups all sizes (especially 3T/4T and 4T/5T)
Unopened size 5 diapers
Unopened size 6 diapers
School supply boxes
Cardstock/art paper
Watercolors & Colored pencils
Disinfectant spray
Full size and unopened shampoo, conditioner, and body wash
Large paper bowls
Laundry detergent and softener

Shelter Clothing Needs

For all clothing donations: new and lightly used condition, not in need of repair and freshly laundered preferred if lightly used

Men’s and women’s underwear packages (All sizes, new, unworn and unopened only)
Short socks packages (All adult and kid sizes, new, unworn and unopened only)

Client Future Housing Wish List

Air mattress
Coffee pots
Crock pots
Dish Soap
Pots and Pans sets

Silverware sets
Gently Used Furniture (dining room table and chairs, couch, side tables)
*please call to set up donation drop-off time for large items
Box Fans
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